Re: [PARPORT] [PATCH] parport_share.c not naming correctly

Andrea Arcangeli (
Sun, 10 May 1998 17:28:02 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 9 May 1998, Inaky Perez Gonzalez wrote:

>Gave me:
>parport0: PC-style at 0x378 [SPP,EPP,ECP,ECPEPP,ECPPS2]
>parport1: PC-style at 0x278, irq 11 [SPP,PS2,EPP,ECPEPP,ECPPS2]
>Now, doing:
>$ rmmod parport_pc
>$ modprobe parport_pc
>Resulted in:
>parport2: PC-style at 0x378 [SPP,EPP,ECP,ECPEPP,ECPPS2]
>parport3: PC-style at 0x278, irq 11 [SPP,PS2,EPP,ECPEPP,ECPPS2]
>If you repeated, it would go up each time ...

Yes it is monothone as Phil pointed me out an year ago. I think that we
like to have it monothone to not occour on the problem you fixed then. The
point is: what' s the problem of having the port counter monothone? (also
think that kmod will not more rmmod modules)

> So well, it took some time of simple hacking to do it instead
>of studying f.... differential equations, so here it is :)

I _should_ study differential equations and a lot more (hundred of
dimonstrations :-() too and I __________HATE_________ _theorical_ math. I
can' t find a best way to waste my time... I think in Italy University has
serious problems ;-).

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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